BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. -- Liam O'Reilly and DJ Laster combined for 37 points as Gardner-Webb took an early lead and thumped South Carolina Upstate 87-66 to halt a three-game skid on Saturday afternoon.
O'Reilly drilled 4 of 6 from beyond the arc for 19 points as Gardner-Webb (3-6) dominated the last part of the first half to go ahead 52-30 at the break. The Bulldogs got off to a hot start and stayed hot, hitting 67 percent (29-43) from the floor while holding SC Upstate (3-7) to 23-of-56 (41 percent) shooting. Gardner-Webb also knocked down 10 of 14 (71 percent) from long range.
Mississippi beats Missouri 75-65 to win fourth straight
Bruce Stevens scored 17 points, KJ Buffen and Breein Tyree each added 14 and Mississippi beat Missouri 75-65 on Saturday.
Wigginton lobs to Lard for the slam
Lindell Wigginton throws a nice lob pass to Cameron Lard for a two-handed stuff.
South Carolina defeats Texas A&M 84-77
The Gamecocks find their rhythm from behind the arc, hitting 16 3-pointers in a win against the Aggies.